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'''Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell''', (; 18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, mathematical logic|logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist.Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, [ "Bertrand Russell"], 1 May 2003 At various points in his life he considered himself a Liberalism|liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had "never been any of these in any profound sense". He was born in Monmouthshire (historic)|Monmouthshire into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Britain. In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against British Idealism|idealism".Russell and G. E. Moore broke themselves free from British Idealism which, for nearly 90 years, had dominated...
RegionWestern philosophy
Era20th-century philosophy
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1872|5|18}}
Birth placeTrellech, Monmouthshire (historic)|Monmouthshire,Monmouthshire (historic)#Ambiguity over Welsh status|Monmouthshire's Welsh status was ambiguous at this time. United Kingdom
Death date{{Death date and age|df=yes|1970|2|2|1872|5|18}}
Death placePenrhyndeudraeth, Caernarfonshire, United Kingdom
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge
ResidenceUnited Kingdom
School traditionAnalytic philosophy
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